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This letter dated August 6, 1956, from Acting Commissioner of the United States (US) Department of the Interior to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross, concerns tribal membership rolls and the closing date for enrollment applications. Utz expresses concern that tribal members were not given enough time to submit applications for enrollment. Utz requests additional information for children who have submitted for enrollment and requests additional information for each rejected enrollment application. This letter was copied to US Senator William Langer.
There are some handwritten notes on the letter.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, tribal rolls, membership rolls, enrollment, children, rejected applications, per capita payments, distribution of funds, US Public Law 533, PL-533
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, US Department of the Interior, Fort Berthold Agency
E. J. Utz, Martin Cross, William Langer, Milton Young, Usher Burdick, Otto Krueger
Utz, E. J., "Letter from E. J. Utz to Martin Cross Regarding Membership Rolls, August 6, 1956" (1956). William Langer Papers. 848.